Bryan Adams Nominates Justin Trudeau for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Published on: 2014/08/21 - in Entertainment Featured

In a video posted today, singer-songwriter Bryan Adams fulfilled his nomination for the ALS Ice Bucket challenge and in turn nominated Justin Trudeau to likewise partake in the fundraising stunt.

UPDATE: Justin Trudeau accepted the challenge. See his video below.

Along with Justin Trudeau, Adams – who was born here in Kingston in 1959 – also challenged actor Danny Trejo, the star of films that include “Machete”. Trejo has posed for the singer in his capacity as a much sought-after photographer, as well as appearing in a short film by Bryan Adams.

Also nominated in the video is Bob Lefsetz, an American music industry analyst and critic who authors “The Lefsetz Letter” newsletter and blog that Adams is reportedly a huge fan of.

Bryan Adams took on the ALS ice bucket challenge (video below) after being nominated by Canadian singer, Michael Bublé, and Jose Mourinho – a former football player and current manager of the Chelsea Football Club.

The ALS Ice Bucket challenge is an fundraising campaigninvolving dumping a bucket of ice water on one’s head or donating to ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

It has gone viral through social media and included participants that range from celebrities to politicians that have included President George W Bush and Toronto Mayor Rob Ford.

According to the Wikipedia summary, the challenge dares nominated participants to be filmed having a bucket of ice water poured on their heads. A common stipulation is that nominated people have 24 hours to comply or forfeit by way of a charitable financial donation.

UPDATE: Justin Trudeau accepted the challenge and announced his own nominations